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their benefits reduced. rosa flores is here with us. you met with a grandmother who, you know, she's going to have a harder time feeding her family. >> it's going to be a tough time for her and 47 million americans, like you said, and the timing couldn't be worse, folks. the end to this temporary boost in food stamps comes just weeks before thanksgiving, hanukkah and christmas. and while republicans are usually blamed in this case, this time, an interesting twist. how the white house took a gamble and lost. >> let's go. i just learn how to survive. >> reporter: it's a walk home from school filled with life lessons. >> that's good for five cents. >> reporter: katherine mckinnon wept from grandma to a single mother of three when her daughter died. >> no matter how people look ought, just keep your head up. >> reporter: but her life on food stamps may be about to get tougher. and this is why. remember the first lady's initiative to fight childhood obesity? the white house borrowed money from the war on hunger to fight the war on obesity. that means on november 1st, the snap program runs out o
? with nothing to complain about. rosa is sitting next to me. we were just saying, nothing to complain about. >> i'm so inspired. let's go for a run, don. >> yeah. you are here, you will talk about the futuristic, cute, moving. we just heard about the inspirational. you have other news around the world. >> this first story, we will start in china. if we ever see this in our lifetime, don, check this out. an unmanned car competition. three-day smart car challenge where 18 unmanned vehicles drive through an 18 kilometers of circuit. they have recognition, construction detours. i would fail that one. obstacle avoidance and the end stop. now some of the participants are from chinese and foreign universities. now, don, you've got to prepare it say, ahhhhh. >> not about the car, right? >> no, not about the car. about the next story. you've got to meet the 26-month-old female panda cub. are you ready to say awwwweee. the cub will be released into the while after more than two years of wildlife training in southwest china to minimize human intervention. here is the crux of the story, don. with that
gun for a genuine assault rifle. protests with hundreds in santa rosa taking to the streets calling the tragedy a combination of unnecessary force and racism. dan simon is outfront. >> reporter: in santa rosa, california today, hundreds of protesters, many of them teenagers skipping school. demanding justice for andy lopez, the 13-year-old shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy who apparently thought the teenager posed a deadly threat holding what turned out to be a toy gun, an ak-47 replica. but some think the deputy and his partner showed poor judgment, or worse, deliberately targeted a hispanic youth. >> we're here to say a badge is not a license to kill. we demand that the cops be jail. we have no confidence in the police or politicians. >> reporter: investigators from another police department are still reviewing the case, but thus far seem to be defending the deputy. 24-year veteran eric gillhouse saying he had to quickly react based on what he saw at the time. >> that the weapon appeared real, that the subject appeared to be turning toward them, and the barrel of the weapon ap
naively counting on congress to refund the money he took away. cnn's rosa flores has more. >> reporter: it sounded like a great idea when it was launched. a program aimed in part at making school lunches healthier. >> we're determined to finally take on one of the most serious threats to their future and that's the epidemic of childhood obesity. >> reporter: but to fund that war on obesity, the white house borrowed money from the war on hunger. >> some of the funding comes from rolling back a temporary increase in food stamp benefits or s.n.a.p. as it's now called starting in the fall of 2013. >> reporter: that's now, when the s.n.a.p. program runs out of money from the 2009 american recovery and reinvestment act. >> after these cuts, the average benefit per person per meal will be $1.40. >> reporter: the cuts impact 47 million americans including 22 million children on food stamps and nine million elderly or seriously disabled people. like katherine mckinnon, who went from grandma to a single mother of three when her daughter died. each month, she gets $358 in food stamps to feed a fa
in the news now. cnn's rosa flores is here. tell us why we are talking about him today. >> today he allegedly sold $30 worth of marijuana to an undercover police officer in new york and now faces various drug charges. this time he was arrested following the incident, don, but back in the '80s you probably remember, like you said, shot four black teenagers and he walked away. he walked off of the subway and he said that he was tired of being a victim. and so, don, what we did is we dug up some video, an interview with nancy grace on "larry king live." take a listen. >> i was mugged and got a rather brutal beating about a year, a year and a half prior to that. i thought i was a pretty good physical specimen. but there was a teenager from brooklyn who basically wiped the floor with me on the street. he -- he -- he gave -- he gave me a punch that i didn't even feel. all i knew is i was looking up at the sky and i tried to fight him and i got a number of injuries after that. >> now, we've got to take you back to 1984 new york. crime and racial tensions were very high. the trust in the system was v
in santa rosa have held rallies, calling the shooting a combination of unnecessarily force and racism. some allege the shooter was profiled because he was hiss sb spannic walking through a low income neighborhood. >> i understand the community is angry. this is a horrible tragedy. >> reporter: the county sheriff told us he couldn't go into details of the case but he confirmed the deputy who fired the shots is eric gillhouse, a 24-year veteran of the force and veteran of the iraq war. >> he's a solid employee. the fact he trains new people for us does show the level of respect we have for eric and his position here. >> reporter: investigators say only ten seconds passed from the moment gillhouse and his partner reported a suspicious person to when they called back to report that shots were fired. the deputies encountered lopez who was wearing a hoody at 3:15 in the afternoon last tuesday. according to witnesses, at least one of the deputies took cover behind an open front door of their cruiser and one yelled twice for lopez to drop the gun. shots were fired. and the boy was pronounced dead a
to return a funeral in santa rosa, california, tonight for andy lopez who was shot to death last week by a sheriff's deputy who thought he was carrying an assault rifle. so it turned out to be a plastic pellet gun. the community is outraged by this killing. the sonoma county sheriff is standing by the deputy eric gilhouse, the officer who pulled the trigger. >> a tragedy for all involved. >> the fact he's been employed with the sheriff's office for 24 years suggests you have a lot of confidence in him. >> eric is a solid employee and the fact he trains new people for us does show the level of respect that we have for eric and his position here. >> this was such a tragedy. sheriff's deputies claim they ordered lopez to on drop his weapon and opened fire when he turned toward them with his toy gun. i have to go online and take a look at his tois gun versus what the actual assault rifle looks like because i have a boy who walks around shooting. i let him do the water guns, the big ones, because they don't look like regular rifles. in this case, berman, it looked like the assault rifle. w
." >> reporter: in santa rosa, hundred of protesters, many of them teenagers skipping school. demanding justice. the 13-year-old shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy who thought the teenager pose ad deadly threat holding what turn out to be a toy gun. an ak-47 rep lick. a some think the depp and his partner shows poor judgment or worse, deliberately targeted a hispanic youth. >> we're here to say a badge is not a license to kill. we have no confidence in the police or politicians. >> reporter: investigators from another police department are still reviewing the case. but thus far, seem to be defending the deputy. 24-year veteran eric saying that towed quickly react based on what he saw at the time. >> narrator: that the weapon appeared real. that the subject appeared to be turning toward them. and the barrel of the weapon appeared to be rising in their general direction. >> reporter: the fbi is also investigating whether lopez' civil rights were violated and even though he was just 13, they told investigators, they didn't realize he was so young. ? they didn't realize until after the incident
as congress continues to push and pull on the strings of the farm bill that funds food stamps. rosa florez joins me now. what is driving the cuts this time? >> it's always something. remember the 2009 american recovery and reinvestment act? well, it included a boost in food stamp benefits and the money has run dry. when we talk cuts in food stamps, republicans are normally blamed. this time, the finger is pointed at the white house. it sounded like a great idea when it was launched. a program aimed in part at making school lunches healthier. >> we are determined to finally take on one of the most serious threats to their future. that's the epidemic of childhood obesity. >> reporter: to fund the war on obesity, the white house borrowed money from the war on hunger. >> some of the funding comes from rolling back a temporary increase in food stamp benefits or snap as it's called starting in the fall of 2013. >> reporter: that's now, when the snap program runs out of money from the 2009 american recovery and reinvestment act. >> after the cuts, the average benefit per person per meal is $1.40.
in the steps of jesus christ, right? >> as i so often do. >> so this is via de la rosa, which is the last trip jesus did before he was crucified. people feel very emotional. they come here and they feel like oh, my god, i am walking in the steps of muhammad, david, or jesus. >> it's like jesus was here. i feel like i should be more something. >> a little bit more pious? >> a little bit. well, it's too late for me. >> great. get your own crown of thorns? >> yeah. in answer to the question what would jesus wear? oh no, that's just wrong. "sign then drive" sales event is back. which means it's never been easier to get a new passat, awarded j.d. power's most appealing midsize car, two years in a row. and right now you can drive one home for practically just your signature. get zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, and zero first month's payment on any new 2014 volkswagen. hurry, this offer ends december 2nd. for details, visit vwdealer.com today this is the creamy chicken corn chowder. i mean, look at it. so indulgent. did i tell you i am on the... [ both ] chicken pot pie diet! me too! [
about but perhaps his reading of "green eggs and ham" could come up. that's your weekly five. >> rosa flores, thank you so much. >>> police are looking for four suspects. they say gunfire occurred saturday night in a grassy area on campus and the victim was a considerable distance away. campus was locked down for about 30 minutes. police arrested the parents after 10-year-old girl whose body was found burned in a trash can. the girl's dad called 911 yesterday saying he was suicidal. he also told the dispatcher his daughter drunk some sort of chemical and died. the dad pointed officers it a trash can where they found a badly burned body. the girl's father and step mother have now been charged with murder. >>> a man faces charges for accidentally setting his wife on fire at a gas station. the surveillance camera reported the whole thing as the couple was standing next to the truck. look at that. while pumping gas, the husband started a cigarette lighter that caused vapor fire. his wife received third degree burns. her husband faces reckless conduct charge. >> hello, everyone. i'm don le
and neighbors in santa rosa can "have held ralli. some allege that he was profiled because he was hispanic in a low income neighborhood. >> we want him to have some consequences and be prosecuted for what he did. he had just turned 13. we want justice for andy. and until we get that we're not going to stop marching. >> i understand that the community is angry and sad and this is a tragedy for all involved. >> reporter: the sheriff said he could not go into details of the case but confirmed that the deputy is a 24-year member of the force and veteran of the iraq war. >> the fact he has been employed for 24 years suggests you have a lot of confidence in him. >> well, eric is a solid employee and the fact that he trains new people for us shows the level of respect we have for eric and his position here. >> reporter: only ten seconds passed between the time the report was filed until the shots were fired. lopez was found at 3:15 in the afternoon last tuesday. at least one of the deputies took cover before an open front door and yelled twice to drop the gun. shots were fired and the teen was fo
and neighbors in santa rosa have held rallies. some allege that he was profiled because he was hispanic in a low income neighborhood. >> we want him to have some consequences and be prosecuted for what he did. he had just turned 13. we want justice for andy. and until we get that we're not going to stop marching. >> i understand that the community is angry and sad and this is a tragedy for all involved. >> reporter: the sheriff said he could not go into details of the case but confirmed that the deputy is a 24-year member of the force and veteran of the iraq war. >> the fact he has been employed for 24 years suggests you have a lot of confidence in him. >> well, eric is a solid employee and the fact that he trains new people for us shows the level of respect we have for eric and his position here. >> reporter: only ten seconds passed between the time the report was filed until the shots were fired. lopez was found at 3:15 in the afternoon last tuesday. at least one of the deputies took cover before an open front door and yelled twice to drop the gun. shots were fired and the teen was found dead
, and believe it or not, they also are seeing a lot of educated college educated people. carol? >> rosa flores reporting live for us this morning. >>> still to come in "cnn newsroom," remember this, the last u.s. bat troops to leave iraq? today there are new calls from iraq for a return to the u.s. military. they need help. we'll tell you more, next. the secret is out. hydration is in. [ female announcer ] only aveeno daily moisturizing lotion has an active naturals oat formula that creates a moisture reserve so skin can replenish itself. aveeno® naturally beautiful results. aveeno® help the gulf when we made recover and learn the gulf, bp from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. they're not usually this thin, this li
. >> reporter: classmates and friends of 13-year-old andy lopez carried his casket into the santa rosa church for his funeral. his drought parents seen entering the service which was filled to capacity. classmates remember lopez fondly. >> andy was a nice person. he would always make you smile and laugh anytime you were sad. he was loved. >> reporter: but with the grief he was outraged. >> what do we want? >> justice. >> reporter: hundreds of protesters took to the streets tuesday, many of them teenagers skipping school. demanding justice for lopez, gun down by a sheriff's deputy last week who parentally thought the teenager posed a deadly threat holing what turned out to be a gun, an ak-47 replica. some think the deputy and his partner showed poor judgment or worse, deliberately targeted a hispanic youth. >> we're here to say a badge is not a license to kill. we demand that the cops be jailed. we have no confidence in the police or politicians. >> reporter: investigators from another police department are still reviewing the case. but thus far, seem to be defending the deputy. a 24-year vete
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